Louie Schwartzberg: Hidden Miracles Of TED Talks

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There were two TED Talks that I gravitated to and caught my attention. These gratifying TED Talks were “Louie Schwartzberg: Hidden miracles of the natural world,” and “Dan Phillips: Creative houses from reclaimed stuff.” I was very intrigued with both of these presenters and was able to correlate their information with what information I learned in class. During the duration of the semester, we learned about various environmental issues, such as our ecological footprint and different types of organisms that live throughout the world. Louie Schwartzberg explained to the audience that there is so much to the world we live in. Not everything can be seen through the naked eye. Through updated technology, one is able to go beneath the surface, …show more content…
He basically turns trash into treasure. Phillips creatively uses different types of materials that are taken to the mulcher, landfill, and the burn pile and turns them into houses. For example, Phillips smashed up multiple toilets that were not in use anymore, and used them as lumpy tiles. Lumpy tiles were added nicely to the bathroom of the innovate Budweiser House he completed. With the houses he creates, he is reusing so many different materials which would allow one of improve their own ecological footprint. Normally, Americans have a horrible impact in the world we live in. Typically, every person just creates mountains and mountains of waste. One can improve their ecological footprint by using recycled materials because he or she does not need new supplies that hurt the environment. It is our own job to reuse different types of materials so that there is no need to further damage the …show more content…
I wondered how I could improve my own ecological footprint or what impact could I make in my future lifestyle. I took a quick look at my life and I could briefly see that I have a bad impact on the environment. There is only one thing I can positively say is my home. We do recycle most of the things we can. We use different furniture for different things than they originally are used for. Also, my backyard has cute different seating that has been used in different establishments. When having family gatherings there is no use to buy a chair that is used harshly with the world’s precious

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